Letters to the editor
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Former school board members urge support for Amendment 73

As former Jeffco School Board members, we’ve all experienced the stress of deciding what cuts to make to our district’s already very limited resources. None of us can recall a time when it … more

Letter to the Editor: Teachers need more help

I was happy to read the letter from the gentleman regarding education and “critical thinking” (“The Bandwagon effect,” Aug. 30.). As a substitute teacher, I see teachers everyday … more

Letter to the Editor: Colorado could use Amendment 73

Amendment 73 leverages Colorado’s strong economy to benefit our communities by asking the highest earners and “C” corporations, to contribute more to Colorado’s public schools, the … more

Letter to the Editor: Take action against drug addiction

Last year, 959 people died of a drug overdose in Colorado, according to the Colorado Health Institute, an increase of 83 percent from 2001. To put this number into perspective, the number of overdose … more

Letter to the Editor: Jeffco wants another billion

Jeffco already has a billion-dollar-a-year budget and that is not enough! Jeffco’s school board wants: Another $33 million in local tax dollars. Additional $134 million a year in statewide money … more

Letter to the Editor: Weldon for Coroner

The Jefferson County Coroner’s office provides vital services regarding deaths in our community. A professional medicolegal death investigation along with a deep compassion for families … more

Letter to the Editor: School funding is community funding

A letter writer last week objected to the cost of the Jeffco Schools District’s funding request. His objection is that it “takes money out of the local economy.” Where on earth does he think … more

Letter to the Editor: Next steps to stopping overdose deaths

Thanks for your attention to Overdose Awareness Day, which is recognized internationally on Aug. 31. In recent years, Colorado has made strides in enacting policies to curtail overdose deaths. … more

Letter to the Editor: Fellman for school funding measures

As a retired math teacher and administrator, former school board member, parent of two successful Jeffco graduates, and a grandmother, I’ve dreamed of the day we’d have an opportunity to … more

OpEd — Arvada can do better on recycling

Arvada is falling behind on Recycling, we can do better! Did you know that Arvada’s recycling rate is a mere 13 percent? It’s embarrassing. The majority of our waste stream is recyclable or … more

Letter to the Editor: Per the recycling OpEd last week

Thank you for bringing this issue to the attention of the city again. I wish you every success in getting city council to pay attention. I have worked on the issue of the trash haulers from the … more

Letter to the Editor: Picking a fight

I have gay/transgender friends, but I have little sympathy for Autumn Scardina because it is patently obvious she/he went looking for a fight. Masterpiece bakery has been headline news for … more

Letter to the Editor: The Band-Wagon Effect

The other day I heard that a 12-year-old stated that about half her class in school said they were either Transgender or leaning toward a form of sexuality other than their own. A huge number of … more

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Letter to the Editor: Fight gerrymandering

I have faith that when our democratic elections are protected from unfair practices like gerrymandering, that our government will represent the will of the people. When we vote this November, we will … more

Letter to the Editor: Rollback of clean car standards

Please contact the Colorado Air Quality Commission to encourage them to adopt the low emissions vehicle standards that Governor Hickenlooper proposed and ask that they put said rules into the … more

Letter to the Editor: Thanks to Alcorn

I want to sincerely thank Michael Alcorn for his article on 8/9/18 regarding the state of our educational system. It is heartening to see that there are teachers who have the insight to recognize the … more

Letter to the Editor: Thanks EPA!

When I used to visit Colorado in the 1960’s and ‘70s, you could hardly see the mountains from Denver because of the brown cloud. By 1985 it was so much better! You could see the mountains most of … more

Letter to the Editor: Graffiti ghoul a gonner

Last Friday we (my pooch and I) encountered a ghoulish sight down under the 44th Avenue bridge that heads into Anderson Park: I can only describe it as an unpleasant clown-devil face with a gaping … more
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